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Day and Night World Map

The map below shows the current position of the Sun and the Moon. It shows which parts of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 12:50:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 00:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 17' North, Longitude: 168° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.18 meters/second, 1667.4 km/hour, 1036.1 miles/hour or 900.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.27 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth17.27 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.3"1036.08 miWest0° 00' 58.5"1.12 miNorth1036.08 mi
24 hours0° 04' 29.7"5.17 miWest0° 23' 21.9"26.76 miNorth27.26 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 00:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 36' South, Longitude: 145° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.98 meters/second, 1609.1 km/hour, 999.9 miles/hour or 868.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.66 miWest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 miNorth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 28' 06.9"999.78 miWest0° 11' 41.8"13.39 miNorth999.94 mi
24 hours12° 40' 21.2"875.67 miEast4° 40' 58.1"321.75 miNorth933.52 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
YarenSat 12:50 PM468 km291 miles253 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroSat 12:50 PM514 km319 miles278 nmNortheast NE
TarawaSat 12:50 PM517 km321 miles279 nmEast-southeast ESE
PalikirSat 11:50 AM1239 km770 miles669 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandFri 12:50 PM1680 km1044 miles907 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraSat 11:50 AM1710 km1062 miles923 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiSat 12:50 PM1747 km1085 miles943 nmSoutheast SE
Wake IslandSat 12:50 PM1785 km1109 miles964 nmNorth N
Port VilaSat 11:50 AM2325 km1445 miles1255 nmSouth S
SuvaSat 12:50 PM2596 km1613 miles1402 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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